4 Alarms in Jamaica Plain

Ladder 10 (Tower Ladder company utilizing a reserve) was first in on today’s worker in Jamaica Plain. Box 2512 was struck for the fire across from 128 South Street. Along with multiple calls, TL.10 confirmed the working fire by requesting the second alarm upon arrival.

L.10 going to work at 133 South Street (Stephen Walsh/Box 714 Imaging)
See more of Steve’s photos from Box 2514

Fire on the second floor of the two-story dwelling extended into the attic and through the roof.

Box 2514 – 133 South Street
E.28, 42, 53 – L.10, 16 – R.2 – Car 9a – C.7
Rehab/RIT: E.14 – L.26 – W.25 – Car 12 (RIT)
2nd: E.52, 24, 37 – L.29, 23, TL.17
TAC SU, W.12, H.1, Car 7(2nd), Car 11(ACT), A.65
3rd: E.17, 29 – L.4 – X.1
4th: E.3, 55
Transfer: Brookline E.1 – E.28
Detail: E.2, 20 – L.25
Detail: Car 4
Courtesy A.65

Two firefighters and one civilian were injured during the blaze. A total of 10 residents were displaced. The fire went to four alarms due to the weather.
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Jeff chandler
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Very good explanation! I have been known to have the same rant.
2015-01-17 03:58:59
Anthony Correia
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Dave i agree with your whole post. However the one thing I'm not experiencing or seeing is the over safetyifcation. While i hear words spoke about being safe when possible, but not sacrificing service for safety. If anything, i see firefighters more aggressive than when i started many years back due to the increased protection…
2015-01-14 14:37:28
Jon Newton
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Well done. You make some awesome points. In regards to the "numbers".....(and kind of backing up your thought of changing tactics), we have often wondered why there is so much emphasis on RIT and the RIT/Industrial complex. I'm on Chicago and have worked in the Chicago Suburbs for almost 20 years. We've seen the advent…
2015-01-14 04:15:23
Marshall Sampietro
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spot on....
2015-01-02 14:43:50
Ron Ayotte
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“Over safetyification”... Dave, that is the best description of what those who want to prevent us from doing the job want to do to the job.
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